Ageing in Australia Expo 2017

The Ageing in Australia Expo is a unique Victorian event connecting older people and their families to aged care providers and services.

This free public event, held at Melbourne Town Hall in April 2017, provided an opportunity for people to find out about the range of support services available to them as they age, and ask questions of aged care services, government departments, peak organisations and ethnic community organisations relating to their care and wellbeing.

expo2017-1An extensive promotional campaign targeting older people from culturally and linguistically diverse background ensured that details of the Expo reached as many people as possible. The fantastic response from community members highlighted the critical need for health and aged care information in languages other than English. Exhibitors were encourage to hand out multilingual information and interpreters representing 13 languages were available on the day to assist people to navigate the Expo.

We extend our thanks to our Sponsors: City of Melbourne, Polaron Language Services, Department of Health Victoria, Benetas and the Department of Health.

We also thank our Exhibitors for making the day an overwhelming success:

Action on Disability Within Ethnic Communities (ADEC) AccessCare Southern
Advance Care Planning Australia Aged Care Assessment Service
Aged Care Complaints Commissioner Annecto - The People Network
Australian Hearing Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS)
Australian Taxation Office Australian Unity Independent and Assisted Living
Australian Vietnamese Women's Association Inc Benetas
Carers Australia Vic Caring Unlimited
Chinese Community Social Services Centre Inc. Continence Foundation of Australia
Department of Human Services Dying With Dignity Victoria
Filipino Community Council of Victoria Inc Frank Jones Home Access Design
Gambler's Help Independent Living Centre - Yooralla
Japara Healthcare La Vita Care
Metropolitan Fire & Emergency Services Board (MFB) National Home Doctor Service
North Richmond Community Health Optimum Care Services
Opal Aged Care Palliative Care Vic
Polish Community Care Services Inc Positive Ageing Resource Centre
Regis Aged Care Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS)
Soothe Mobile Massage Southern Cross Care Vic
Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre State Trustees
Tabulam & Templer Homes for the Aged Inc. (TTHA) Tobin Brothers
U3A Network Victoria UNITED Spanish Latin American Welfare Centre Inc
Villa Maria Catholic Homes Vision Australia

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Past Expos

The Ageing in Australia Expo continues to grow exponentially in organisational participation and public involvement. Find out more about our previous Expo's:

EXPO 2015
EXPO 2013
EXPO 2011